|Other Areas of Law|
Black Lung,Defense Base Act,Federal Workers Compensation,Industrial Insurance,Workers Compensation Appeals,Workers Compensation Arbitration,Workers Compensation Mediation,Workers Compensation Self Insurance,Workers Compensation Subrogation
|Contact Info||Telephone: 215-268-7646|
|Mailing Address||1818 Market Street, 35th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103|
|University ||Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 2001|
|Law School||Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2004|
|Admitted||2004, Pennsylvania; 2005, New Jersey|
|Memberships ||Philadelphia Bar Association (Member, Diversity and Inclusion Sub-Committee); Philadelphia Bar Association (Co-Chair Elect, Workers' Compensation Section); Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association (Member); Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Member); Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia (Ex Officio Member).|
Amit J. Shah is a partner at the firm and focuses his practice exclusively on Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law. Mr. Shah has been with the firm since 2007 and has handled hundreds of workers’ compensation cases in the past eight years. In the spring of 2014, Mr. Shah became a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the PA Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the PA Supreme Court. Mr. Shah was a speaker at the CLE program titled “Workers’ Compensation Issues Involving the Large Employer” in 2011.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shah was an associate with a boutique defense firm handling workers’ compensation litigation in Pennsylvania. He also previously served as a legal intern in immigration at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
In 2004, Mr. Shah earned his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, where he was a member of the Minority Law Student Association. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from The Pennsylvania State University in 2001. Mr. Shah is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Division. In January 2015, Mr. Shah became an ex officio member of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia. Mr. Shah will serve as the Co-Chair Elect of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, before becoming Co-Chair of the section in 2017.
Honors and Awards: Pennsylvania Rising Star, 2008, 2010-2015; Awesome Attorneys, 2012-2013. Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law, 2014
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